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What is the setting of "By the Waters of Babylon?"I would like to know where...

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What is the setting of "By the Waters of Babylon?"

I would like to know where exactly was the story happening throughout the whole short story. Even the little places that you think don't matter.

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The story opens in the forests of New York. The narrator then travels through the forest, following the old highways originally created for the residents of New York. When he gets to New York City, he crosses the Hudson River by raft and then walks into an area of which is probably Manhattan.

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